shot put

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Remigius Machura (Czech athlete - shot put)

shot put (usually uncountable, plural shot puts)

  1. (athletics, uncountable) An athletics event where a competitor must hurl a heavy metal orb ("shot") as far as possible. Because of the weight of the ball this is done with a pushing ("putting") motion rather than a throwing motion.
  2. (athletics, countable) A trial of shot put.
  3. (athletics, countable) A ball used to perform the action of shot put.

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